Advocates encourage Trump to take action on anniversary of Christian genocide designation – Washington Times

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Advocates encourage Trump to take action on anniversary of Christian genocide designation. Lawmakers, advocates and survivors gathered Thursday to mark the anniversary of the U.S. Kerry, which followed the 393-0 vote in the House to recognize the crimes of the Islamic State as genocide. “And yet it did, and it became the policy of the United States of America that there indeed was [and] is a genocide that is taking place.” Nadia Murad, a Yazidi survivor of genocide, said the designation was a “very important step” toward ending the killing. “Since the genocide has been recognized, we are still waiting, and no big steps have been taken, and not a lot has changed,” Ms. Murad said through an interpreter. Read More…